new system/games are loading very slow...

newly build...
P4 1.8A @ 2.4
Samsung PC2700
WD100JB 8mb
dvd 106S
win2k pro/ntfs

windows and other apps are running smooth but games i.e. NFL 2002 are loading very very slow, slower then on my P3/550.
any potential problem? Planning to instal dual boot with win98se on second HD, perhaps this would help....

any idea what could be wrong?

<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by df1603 on 06/29/02 01:35 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
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  1. It sounds as though you are teetering on the verge of a crash. I too have a P4S533 with Corsair XMS PC3200 RAM. I can only set the cpu/memory frequency to Auto or 1:1 with any kind of stability. I would recommend the same and hope a BIOS upgrade will be available soon. I am running a dual boot with Win2k and WinMe and indeed WinMe is more stable.

    To start press any key. Where's the "any" key? --Homer Simpson.
  2. just changed back to stock speeds and it seems to be just slightly better but still slow.
    The problem is that this is the only game than I have for win2k. need to buy another to test it. Any recom. reg. good benchmark game for win2k?
    I think I will put it back on 133/35 and 1:1 ratio. It seems to work well @ 2.4
    shall I even touch ram voltage or vcore voltage in bios?
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